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Art of Teaching, The
Concise, simple, yet motivating and inspiring, Haigh’s book hones in on the essential ‘big’ ideas behind the craft of teaching, condensing them into manageable sections which can be put into practice in the classroom from Day One. The book deals with Planning, Behaviour and Class Management, Teaching and Learning, and Assessment in four distinct parts, each of these being presented with a brief explanation and simple steps, rules and advice for putting them into practice.
Section one Planning
1 Keep it as simple as ABC
2 Plan to teach with precision
3 Don't just download
4 Differentiate to accommodate
5 Integrate to stimulate
6 Don't teach everything to the same depth
Section two Behaviour and class management
7 Get children to sit down, be quiet and listen to you
8 Set clear boundaries and guidelines
9 Catch children being good
10 Enter into unwritten contracts with children
11 Provide a safe and secure environment
12 Get children to take responsibility for their own actions
Section three Teaching and learning
13 You teach and the children learn
14 Guide children to discover for themselves
15 Determine the pace of the lesson
16 Make the children independent
17 Teach children to think
18 Organise group work
Section four Assessment
19 Assess and evaluate your teaching
20 Assess and evaluate your children
21 Personalised learning
Are you looking for the ultimate practical guide to help you succeed with confidence as a teacher?
Ever felt so overloaded and bamboozled by theory and information that you’ve lost sight of the bigger picture and what really matters?
Do you sometimes wish you had the wisdom and expertise of your own personal mentor at your fingertips?
Yes? Then this is the book you need to read.
This is not another book of checklists or tips for teachers, The Art of Teaching is quite simply the definitive guide to effortlessly mastering the essence of good teaching practice.
Concise, simple, yet motivating and inspiring, Haigh’s book hones in on the essential ‘big’ ideas behind the craft of teaching, condensing them into straightforward, step-by-step rules, which you can put into practice right away.
Simple ideas, but powerful stuff.